An Inquiry into the Genealogy and Present State of Ancient Scottish Surnames; With the Origin and Descent of The Highland Clans, and Family of Buchanan.

  • Buchanan, William
  • Glasgow: Printed for John Wylie & Co. 1820


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8vo, pp. xv, [i], 310, [2]. Later half red roan over marbled boards, spine divided by gilt rules, lettered in gilt. Toned, some spotting. Binding lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown with motto ‘Per Ardua, triomh chruadal’ (over earlier bookplate), hand-drawn Achmuty crest to flyleaf with overlaid ownership inscriptions of Thomas Achmuty and Anna Smith.


Reprinting a work first published in 1723.

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